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  • Writer's pictureAnthony DiSalvo, LAc

Chinese Herbal Medicine Support of Common Long Haul Symptoms: Professional Clinical Applications.

CAM19 Presents: TCM Herbal Support of Common Long Haul Symptoms plus Granular Prescriptions & How To Combine Patent Formulas.

For educational purposes only, licensed acupuncturists and herbalists treating patients. It is never suggested nor advised to self medicate with Chinese herbal formulas, as it could lead to serious side effects.

In collaboration with CAM19 CAM19 = "Coalition of Acupuncturists Meeting for COVID19." "This group is for licensed acupuncturists members from around the globe to discuss all things COVID19. We strive to share information to keep our community up to date on COVID19 and other important matters affecting the Asian Medicine community."


Master Shoubin Yu, LAc and Anthony DiSalvo, LAc present helpful clinic treatment options for common "long covid" symptoms. It is a lecture emphasizing Chinese herbal medicine formulas in both custom granules and patent formula pills.

Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). Patient named “Long COVID”, presents with a myriad of symptoms, this can include fatigue, shortness of breath, “brain fog”, dizziness, sleep disorders, fevers, gastrointestinal symptoms, irregular menstrual cycles, body pains, blood clots, anxiety, depression, P.O.T.S., sinus tachycardia, and/or heart valve damage which can persist for months or a year, and can range from mild to incapacitating.

The aftermath of the COVID-19 disease is lingering in many people. It continues to disrupt the health and lives of many individuals. “Long Haulers” have become well documented, with continued collection of data and is a growing health crisis that needs our full support. The novelty of the disease presents its own challenges for research as many studies are still pending or need to be conducted. Only time will tell how things will truly play out.

How Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Can Support Patients

  • Chinese herbal medicine - our goal is to help you utilize base formulas and modify them to address the multiple issues presenting in your patients in the clinic.

  • Acupuncture

  • Tuina (Chinese medical massage)

Symptom Topics

  1. Loss of Taste & Smell

  2. Low Energy + (Chest/Diaphragm Fullness, Palpitations, Cold Hands/Feet, Dry Mouth/Thirst)

  3. Insomnia/Stress

  4. Whole Body Pain + Limb Pain

  5. Brain Fog

  6. Dizziness + High B.P. or Low B.P.

Major Issues of Long Covid vis-a-vis TCM

  • Qi Deficiency (Broken Immune System)

  • Weak Spleen & Stomach

  • Dampness & Phlegm

  • Blood Stasis

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We hope you will benefit from this additional clinical information and will be more adept with herbal formulas to include in your treatment plans with patients. We wish to build more trust in the community about TCM and the effective medical support we can provide, even alongside current western medical treatments. Integration enhances more positive patient outcomes. We are in this together.

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Resources for patients: Online Pediatric Tuina courses. Become a more capable parent for your child's common health matters. Learn simple Chinese medical massage skills to help improve your child's health.

Current courses:

  • Symptom Support for COVID-19 (Free)

  • Calming a Colicky Baby

  • Treating Pink-eye with Tuina

  • Reducing High Fever with Tuina

Share these support group resources with your patients. Please reach out to these groups to offer your support as practitioners and help educate the community about their medical options.

Yu Dayi Chinese Medicine is providing free “long haul” acupuncture treatments for individuals without health insurance coverage or those experiencing financial difficulties. No positive covid-19 test required. Book online at our Encino or Moorpark clinic.


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